CITY RIFFS : URBANISM, ECOLOGY, PLACE.

por PLUNZ, RICHARD

LARS MULLER

CITY RIFFS : URBANISM, ECOLOGY, PLACE.

ISBN: 978-3-03778-500-3
Fecha de la edición: 2017
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Encuadernación: RUSTICA
Nº Pág.: 160

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Moving between sixteen cities, City Riffs also considers trans-disciplinary aspects of urbanism; formal and informal growth in Kumasi and Caracas; post-colonial structures in New Delhi and Prague; post-urban phenomena in Detroit and Brussels; cultural transitions in Antwerp and Salzburg; the changing nature of place in Seoul and Mostar; and new ecological realities in New York and Rome. Urbanism is viewed as the production of space-integrating aspects of design, ecology and engineering as well as other influences on urban cognition such as social, economical and psychological interactions.

Richard Plunz, author of City Riffs and founding director of the Earth Institute's Urban Design Lab, is a leading figure in urban design and urban housing. The award-winning architect holds a chair at the Architecture and Earth Institute at Columbia University, has served as chair of the Division of Architecture at Columbia and until 2015 he was the director of Columbia's post-professional Urban Design Program.



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